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problem getting a select tag value

Posted on 2013-05-10
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i got the answer to this question: the question

in the same table i have a select menu with its option:
<select name="prod_opt" class="thetype">
<option value="+">+</option>
<option selected="selected" value="-">-</option>
</select>

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now i need to get the selected values.

so according to the answer i got i tried this:
                    $('select.thetytpe', 'div.optvalis > table.optiontable').each(function() {
                       
                        optvaltype +=  $(this).val();
                        alert(optvaltype);
                    });

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but i do not get anithing, even not an error.

any idea?
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Question by:derrida
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stergium earned 500 total points
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Hello
did you tried getting the $(this).text() or $(this).html() ?
Actually doing this
$('select.thetype').val() you get the selected value. By the way you have a typo on your selection $('select.thetytpe', instead of $('select.thetype',

hope that helps
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by:derrida
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what an idiot i am, it was the typo
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by:stergium
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dont worry. many of us (including me) have spended hours on a missed character..
Glad that you worked it out.
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